Responsibility for understanding the implications of climate change for insurers has largely fallen on the shoulders of the catastrophe modelling community. They are responding with a more dynamic and multi-faceted view, as Paul Walsh reports
Wages in actuarial and risk management roles are going up, in large part because of the opportunities created by IFRS 17, the new insurance contracts accounting standard. Cintia Cheong reports
Allan Christian joins the firm's risk consulting team
Integrating emerging risk into risk management frameworks and capital models is challenging for insurance companies. Buu Truong and Gemma Gregson investigate whether analysing cause, rather than effect, can help overcome some of the difficulties
Stresses need for greater risk capability at board level
Excel-based Astra licensed to Hiscox
Despite the great efforts that go into identifying and managing risks, there are some ever-present hazards that just do not get the attention they deserve. A recent IFoA working party sought to find out more about these elephants in the room. Christopher Cundy reports.
Additional volunteers sought for UK actuarial working party
Set up by Buu Truong, former Omega chief actuary
The IASB is no longer on the same track as Solvency II, write Ann DuchÃªne and Marc Beckers, head of Aon Benfield Analytics in EMEA, and it hasn't yet resolved all its differences with the FASB. How will insurers cope with the variance in approaches?